Thief with expensive tastes stole champagne from Sunderland bar

Port of Call in Park Lane, Sunderland.
Port of Call in Park Lane, Sunderland.
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The following cases have been dealt with at Sunderland Magistrates’ Court.

Mark Dixon, 39, of Torrens Road, Thorney Close, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to stealing four bottles of champagne worth £295 from the upper floor bar in Port of Call, Park Lane, after entering as a trespasser on August 23, 2015. He was jailed for 60 days and told to pay a victim surcharge of £100.

Stephen Potts, 38, of Trafalgar Road, Sulgrave, Washington, pleaded guilty to stealing an iron, valued at £25.95, in Shiney Row, on December 30, 2015. He was jailed for 14 days and told to pay a victim surcharge of £100.

Callum Richardson, 18, of Toward Road, Hendon, Sunderland, pleaded guilty, jointly with another male, to stealing confectionary worth £15.03 from Tesco Extra on Roker Retail Park, on March 9. He also pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis on the same date and was given a conditional discharge for 12 months. He was also fined £50 and told to pay a victim surcharge of £20 and prosecution costs of £30.

Kyle Nolan, 23, of Tees Terrace, Concord, Washington, pleaded guilty to possession of two wraps of amphetamine on February 24. He was given a conditional discharge for six months and told to pay a victim surcharge of £15 and costs of £40.

Thomas Moss, 56, of Front Street, Fence Houses, was found guilty, after a trial, of possession of a bladed article – namely a folding pocket knife – in a public place on March 4. He was given a six-month prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, and told to pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £100.

Callum Cairns, 20, of Parkside Crescent, Seaham, pleaded guilty to wilfully obstructing a police officer in Sunderland, on December 22, 2015. He was given a conditional discharge for 12 months and told to pay a victim surcharge of £15 and costs of £85.